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The FARE National Food Allergy Conference will be held May 14-15, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL, gathering the country’s leading food allergy experts and members of the food allergy community together for a weekend of world-class programming. Register now!

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Sunday, May 15 • 8:00am - 8:55am
Teens with Food Allergies: Passing the Baton with Care and Confidence

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Parents of teens know that the parenting methods used from ages 1-11 do not work nearly as well in the teen and tween years.  Add to that the fact that teenagers have the highest rate of fatal and near fatal allergic reactions and it’s clear that the stakes are high for parents to get this right. 

We do a disservice to our children if we do not prepare them to manage food allergies on their own. The good news is that there are ways to teach food allergy management  to teens that leave them open to our gentle (often disguised) guidance. This session will explore  simple ways for you to begin to gradually hand over the reigns in a safe and controlled way.


Speakers
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Gina Clowes

Gina Clowes is National Director, Training and Community Outreach for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), and Program Director for a cooperative agreement with the | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  She is the founder of the | online support group AllergyMoms.com serving thousands of families and | professional members worldwide. A well-known speaker, coach and consultant, | her advice has appeared in... Read More →


Sunday May 15, 2016 8:00am - 8:55am
Florida Ballroom A-B Hyatt Regency Orlando

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